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General Manager


  • Job Title: General Manager
  • Reports to: Synod Executive Committee
  • Accountable to: General Secretary
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract Duration: Three-Year Contract (12-month contract in the first instance)
  • Employment Status: Prefers Singaporean & SPR


  • To work closely with the Synod Exco in managing a team of staff to carry out the operations, goals and missions of The Presbyterian Church in Singapore.


(A) Management Function

  1. As the main executor of the decisions of Synod Exco and where appropriate, to develop systems of monitoring, control, evaluation and reporting to Synod Exco.
  2. Provide direct supervision to all Executive Secretaries and to manage the staff in the Synod office, including EP/CP staff. Day-to-day management of staff members and development of staff team.
  3. Ensure that the decisions and required operations of the Synod are being carried out effectively and efficiently.
  4. Facilitate the administrative and financial policies of the Synod.

(B) Communications & Public Relations Function

  1. Set up reporting protocols and communication flow between the Synod Exco and all the churches, schools and organisations under the Synod and the various committees in the Synod.
  2. Provide oversight to all official communiqué and the churches, schools and organizations. – Drafting of official Communique, develop feedback channels

(C) Developmental Function

  1. Work with the Executive Secretaries to initiate and develop ministries and programmes for the churches and schools in alignment with Synod's mission and goals.
  2. Develop staff functions such as resource development and deployment, training, computerization and information technology, property management, finance and investment
  3. Provide and enhance the secretariat and administrative support for the work of the Synod Exco and the various committees and their appointed convenors and volunteers.

(D) Other duties

  1. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Synod Moderator, Synod Exco and/or the General Secretary from time to time.


(A) Qualification:

  1. General Degree or equivalent with minimum 10 years' experience in administrative and management functions.
  2. Solid domain knowledge: Presbyterian polity, its structure and constitution

(B) Personal Characteristics:

  1. Amicable personality, a team player, independent, proactive, meticulous, dependable, confident, calm, and flexible.
  2. A passionate "people developer".
  3. Takes pride in completing a task or project on time.
  4. Always prepared to go the second mile.

(C) Business Characteristic:

  1. Good command of industry knowledge.
  2. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  3. General knowledge of ROS, ROC & ACRA rules and regulations.
  4. Ability to multi-task and delegate tasks.

(D) Communication Skills:

  1. Good command of English language is a prerequisite. Ability to communicate in Chinese language would be a bonus.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in speaking and writing.
  3. Good public speaking and presentation skills.
  4. A good listener who can provide constructive feedback and instructions.

(E) Relationship Qualities:

  1. Ability to establish and sustain good relationship with all internal and external associations and organizations.
  2. A good and effective mediator.
  3. Possess a respectful disposition and able to value others.

Closing date: 30 September 2019

Executive - Secretariat

PURPOSE of this Position:

  1. Supports the Executive Secretary – Administration and Secretariat in providing administrative, operational and secretarial support to achieve the goals set for the Secretariat and Administration functions of the Synod Office.
  2. Supports the General Manager as his Confidential Assistant – providing a full spectrum of secretarial and administrative services

Incumbent reports to Executive Secretary - Secretariat and Administration

  1. Executes plans to achieve key results areas established for the Secretariat function of the Synod Office
  2. Provides secretarial/logistical support to Synod Committees/Councils.
  3. Supports the General Manager as his Confidential Assistant – providing a full spectrum of secretarial and administrative services
  4. Maintains and updates all data files, correspondences and all relevant records pertaining to Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Singapore.
  5. Executes specific assigned tasks delegated from Executive Secretary –Secretariat & Administration and by the office of General Manager

a. Qualification:

  • Tertiary education (preferred) with some experience in administrative, operation and support functions.
  • Proven ability to implement plans and effectively carry out assigned task with minimum supervision.

b. Personal Characteristics:

  • A team player, amicable personality, independent, proactive, meticulous, dependable, confident, calm, and flexible.
  • Possess a respectful disposition and able to value others.

c. Christian Ministry Experience:

  • Some understanding/experience in Christian ministry work.

d. Communication Skills:

  • Strong command of both the English and Chinese languages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speaking and writing.

e. Other Business Skills

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to multi-task.

f. Relationship Qualities:

  • Ability to interact with different level of stakeholders.
  • Willingness to support co-workers - work together as a team

Candidates must be a practicing Christian of good standing.

Those who are interested may apply submit completed Job Application form and resume to: and

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing date: 31st August 2019

Administrative Assistant (English Presbytery)

Expected Commencement Date: January 2020


[A] Education and Qualification

  • A Christian
  • Minimum 'O' Level
  • Job holder without above qualification but with relevant experience would be considered

[B] Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to prioritize work and work independently
  • Possess project management and time management skills
  • Proficiency in English language and able to converse in Mandarin
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • People orientated and attention to details


Responsible for the administrative and secretarial duties in the office of the English Presbytery and supporting the Executive Secretary, English Presbytery in his various duties.

  1. Secretarial Duties for EP Executive Secretary, EP Moderators and EP Committee Chairpersons
  2. EP Office Administration
  3. EP Accounts
  4. EP Exco, Annual General Meetings, Committee Meetings Administration
  5. Assisting Synod in the administrative support

Please apply directly to Elder Andrew Goh at

Closing date for application - 30th Sep 2019

Accounts & Admin Executive


  1. Maintain financial books, manage payments, offering and tithe collections and banking
  2. Manage payroll, monthly Staff Salary Advice and personnel related matters including CPF contributions, allowances and medical claims
  3. Generate financial reports using ACCPAC and other customised reporting for Auditors, church meetings and board committees
  4. Handle financial and regulatory matters with government agencies and financial institutions
  5. Implement and maintain financial policies and procedures and carry out decisions of the Finance Committee


  1. Coordinate the preparation of weekly Bulletins and monthly Tithe letters using MS Publisher
  2. Maintain Personnel files, Leave records and other official documents
  3. Provide administrative support for Board and Congregational meetings including Minutes-taking
  4. Handle external correspondences, communications and phone calls
  5. Manage purchases and coordinate maintenance services from vendors
  6. Assist various church ministries on adhoc matters
  7. Implement relevant Personnel and government policies and procedures, in consultation with Personnel Committee and Board secretary

Candidates should have:

  1. Minimum Diploma in Accountancy, preferably with experience in ACCPAC software or with relevant work experience in a non-profit sector
  2. Strong Administrative and IT skills
  3. Verbal and written communication skills
  4. Good sense of confidentiality and professional integrity
  5. Be flexible and adaptable and willing to take on tasks or duties as may be assigned by the Board from changing circumstance
  6. Candidates must be a practicing Christian of good standing

Please apply with detailed resume to Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Closing date: 18 August 2019

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